ALA/International Interior Design Association Award

About the ALA/International Interior Design Association Award
A design competition honoring excellence in library interior design. Award winners will demonstrate excellence in aesthetics, design creativity, function, and satisfaction of the client’s objectives.

Administered by:

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Public Libraries: 30,000 sq. ft. and smaller

2008 Winner(s)

Arabian Public Library Scottsdale, Ariz.

Firm: richard + bauer - Phoenix, Ariz.

2008 Honorable Mention(s)

Durham County Regional Library, North Branch Durham, N.C.
Firm: The Freelon Group Architects - Durham, N.C.

"On the Boards"

2008 Winner(s)

Prescott Valley Public Library Prescott Valley, Ariz.

Firm: richard + bauer - Phoenix, Ariz.

Outstanding Historic Renovation Project (adaptive re-use)

2008 Winner(s)

Rhode Island School of Design, Fleet Library Providence, R.I.

Firm: Office dA, Inc. - Boston, Mass

Outstanding Historic Renovation Project (historic restoration)

2008 Winner(s)

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, New York Public Library New York, NY

Firm: Davis Brody Bond Aedas - New York

Innovation in Sustainable Design

2008 Winner(s)

University of Toronto Mississauga, Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Center Toronto, Can.

Firm: Shore Tilbe Irwin & Partners - Toronto, Canada

Single Space

2008 Winner(s)

Evanston Public Library Teen Room, The Loft Evanston, Ill.

Firm: Nagle Hartray Danker Kagan McKay Penney Architects & architectureisfun, Inc. - Chicago

Public Libraries: Over 30,000 sq. ft.

2008 Winner(s)

Ramsey County Library Maplewood, Minn.

Firm: HGA Architects and Engineers - Milwaukee, Wis.

Academic Libraries: Over 30,000 sq. ft.

2008 Winner(s)

University of California, Hastings College of Law Library San Francisco, Calif.

Firm: SmithGroup - San Francisco, Calif.

Academic Libraries: 30,000 sq. ft. and smaller

2008 Winner(s)

Brown University Susan P. and Richard A. Friedman Study Center Providence, R.I.

Firm: Architecture Research Office (ARO) - New York, N.Y.